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Music for special occasions

Are you looking for music for your wedding or special event? When planning your wedding or an event such as a holiday party, adding live music can help create the perfect ambience. The teaching faculty at the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts are professional-level musicians with a large catalogue of repertoire to fit the needs of your event—from classical to jazz, contemporary popular music to fiddle, our faculty can cover any genre.

Consultations are available to plan special musical selections to the needs and desires of each client. Live music will help create a memory associated with your event for years to come! To learn more, please call 204-988-7650.

First hour (base fee)

Soloist $200
Duo $325
Trio $445
Quartet $565

Additional hour(s)

Soloist $75
Duo $150
Trio $225
Quartet $300

Prices rounded to the quarter hour.

Client will be responsible for procuring and coordinating any audio equipment needed for the space, as well as seating and appropriate lighting (if needed).

Need help selecting music? Have a specific music request? Free client consultations are available upon request.

The client will take on financial responsibility for any expenses incurred if purchasing new music is required as requested by the client.

All bookings are required to submit a 50% deposit at time of booking. Full balance will be due two weeks prior to event date. Mileage will be incurred outside of a 20 km radius from 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, with rates based on the current rate for mileage in Canada.

Prices advertised are subject to change due to unique requests and/or added rehearsals or meetings with client.

Wedding ceremony

Wedding ceremony incurs base fee charge as indicated above. Includes:

  • Gathering music (15 minutes of music prior to ceremony)
  • Processional
  • Signing of the register
  • Recessional

Additional musical responsibilities within the ceremony other than the outlined items will add an additional 30-min charge.

Fee for service programs

Are you looking for on-site programming at your facility? A team building workshop for your staff? Wellness opportunities for residents? We offer a diverse range of fee for service programs right in your community, and we can work with you to develop a program unique to your goals. To learn more please email our Program and Outreach Manager, Domanie Billinghurst-Schadek, at outreach@mcma.ca.